Whats News For Solar In Canada
- Port Alberni hospital has Vancouver Island's largest array of solar power
Solar power could help with high hydro rates during peak hours on hot days By Liam Britten, CBC News Posted: Apr 23, 2016 7:26 PM PT Last Updated: Apr 24, 2016 7:47 AM PT Who loves the sun? – turns out West Coast General Hospital in Port Alberni does. That building is home to 400 solar panels — … Continue reading "Port Alberni hospital has Vancouver Island’s largest array of solar power"
- Ontario seeks 930 MW of renewables in LRP II
Originally Published on SeeNews Apr 6, 2016 08:36 CEST by Ivan Shumkov April 6 (SeeNews) – The Canadian province of Ontario plans to commence by August 1 a Request for Qualifications process for 930 MW of renewable energy under … Continue reading "Ontario seeks 930 MW of renewables in LRP II"
- 1st Homebuilder In Canada To Include Panasonic Residential Solar PV + Energy Storage Is LIV Communities
Originally published on Sustainnovate. The Canadian homebuilder LIV Communities has become the first in the country to feature a Panasonic Residential Solar PV + Energy Storage Solution in a show home, according to a new announcement from Panasonic Eco Solutions Canada. The new solar + storage system from Panasonic will be offered as an … Continue reading "1st Homebuilder In Canada To Include Panasonic Residential Solar PV + Energy Storage Is LIV Communities"
- Oilsands workers call on Alberta government to retrain electricians as solar installation specialists
DAVE LAZZARINO More from Dave Lazzarino Published on: March 21, 2016 | Last Updated: March 21, 2016 5:59 PM MDT Green energy is finding champions in Alberta oil and gas workers, and the provincial government says it’s willing to listen to what they have to say. A company called Iron & Earth is asking the provincial government … Continue reading "Oilsands workers call on Alberta government to retrain electricians as solar installation specialists"
- New solar co-op hopes to shake up Edmonton's energy grid
BY ELISE STOLTE, POSTMEDIA NETWORK FIRST POSTED: MONDAY, MARCH 14, 2016 08:07 PM MDT | UPDATED: MONDAY, MARCH 14, 2016 08:18 PM MDT A new Edmonton solar co-operative aims to do what Alberta’s rural electrical co-ops did 60 years ago and fundamentally reorganize the city’s energy grid. When utility companies refused to extend power lines … Continue reading "New solar co-op hopes to shake up Edmonton’s energy grid"
- Ontario taps firms to build new renewable energy projects
Ontario offers contracts to 11 firms to build new renewable energy projects RICHARD BLACKWELL The Globe and Mail Published Thursday, Mar. 10, 2016 10:53AM EST Last updated Thursday, Mar. 10, 2016 5:42PM EST Ontario has chosen the companies that will build the next round of renewable energy projects in the province, in a competitive-bidding process … Continue reading "Ontario taps firms to build new renewable energy projects"
- Clean disruption? Stanford group plans for 100% green-energy future
Green analysts say fossil-fuel industry could be obsolete by 2030 as clean energy takes over By James Roberts, CBC News Posted: Mar 02, 2016 11:00 AM ET Last Updated: Mar 02, 2016 12:19 PM ET An environmental research team from the prestigious Stanford University in California has calculated exactly how Canada can move away from fossil fuels, … Continue reading "Clean disruption? Stanford group plans for 100% green-energy future"
- Canada’s Clean Tech Agreement with China
Canada’s Clean Tech Agreement with China February 29th, 2016 by Roy L Hales Originally published on the ECOrepot Zhigang Wang, China’s Minister of Science and Technology, was in Ottawa yesterday. He discussed possible areas of collaboration with Jim Carr, Canada’s Minister of Natural Resources. At the end of their meeting they discussed ways our nations could collaborate in … Continue reading "Canada’s Clean Tech Agreement with China"
- Village goes solar
The Canadian Press – Feb 21, 2016 / 10:48 am While the rest of Canada talks and talks about reducing reliance on fossil fuels, one tiny northern town is leading the way in actually doing it. Colville Lake, high in a corner of the Northwest Territories, has successfully tested a system of batteries and solar … Continue reading "Village goes solar"
- Alberta offers rebates to municipalities, farms that set up solar power
EDMONTON – The Alberta government says it will provide more than $5 million to help municipalities cover the cost of installing solar panels. The money is to defray the cost of setting up solar power in buildings such asoffices, fire halls and community centres. The Alberta Municipal Solar Program will provide rebates of up to 75 cents per … Continue reading "Alberta offers rebates to municipalities, farms that set up solar power"
Why MPPT PV Solar Charge Controllers Are Important
- Why MPPT PV Solar Charge Controllers Are Important
What Is MPPT MPPT stands for Maximum Power Point Tracking. This is a simple explanation on how MPPT works and why we recommend using it for your off grid or RV solar power system. Simply put, MPPT is an electronic method of capturing the most power from your PV solar modules (a.k.a. solar panels). MPPT … Continue reading "Why MPPT PV Solar Charge Controllers Are Important"